"The Hard Part" is the seventh episode of the third season of Private Practice and the 38th produced episode of the series. It is also the 149th produced episode of the Grey's Anaromy franchise. It was broadcast on November 12, 2009.
Addison and Sam are forced urgent field care when they discover an expecting couple trapped in their car during a hike and Addison is left with the lives of both the couple and their unborn baby in her hands. At the practice Cooper, Charlotte and Violet treat newlywed on his wedding night, prompting a well-kept secret of Charlotte's to be revealed. Violet hides in her work while Pete and Sheldon find themselves in an all-too familiar situation when they hit the bar scene together.
- "I Lie" - The Leaning Eaves
- "Looking Out For You" - Hazy Malaze
- "Thank You In Advance" - Hazy Malaze
- "The Big Middle" - Juliette Commagere